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- Microcosm Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99
Amica is a rheaa flightless bird in the ratite family, related to ostriches, emus, and kiwis. Amica was adopted as a young chick and in turn quickly adopted mother and son Meadow and Washo Shadowhawk as his flock and made himself at home in their living room. Now an adult, Amica stands nearly six feet tall, and has a six-foot wingspan. By day he... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 11.99
Birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions, our landscape; it is the soundtrack to our world. We have tried to capture this fleeting, ephemeral beauty, and the feelings it inspires, for millennia. In this fascinating account, Richard Smyth asks what it is about birdsong that we so love. Exploring the myriad ways in which it has influenced literature,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Considering Animals draws on the expertise of scholars trained in the biological sciences, humanities, and social sciences to investigate the complex and contradictory relationships humans have with nonhuman animals. Taking their cue from the specific 'animal moments' that punctuate these interactions, the essays engage with contemporary issues and... more...
- Atria Books 2007; US$ 17.99
Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals. This irresistibly entertaining book recounts the random incidents and soul-searching that inspired a reluctant party boy to devote his... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 17.56
The paths of humans and wildlife cross all the time, and it is the aim of this handbook to make sure those paths cross as peacefully as possible. Andrea Dawn Lopez tackles a wide range of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.98
Do animals have souls? Some of our greatest thinkers?Aristotle, Plato, Thomas Aquinas?and countless animal lovers have been obsessed with this question for thousands of years. Now New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz looks for an answer. With his signature wisdom, humor, and clarity, Katz relates the stories of the animals he lives with on Bedlam... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
Praise for the previous edition:"...an excellent first-stop resource for research on animal rights...well organized, clearly written, and a great starting point for research...Recommended."-Choice"...comprehensive...invaluable for reports on a popular current topic."-VOYA"...[a] very complete research guide that will be most... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00
Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00
The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs to anxieties over social status reflected through breed... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.74
?If the animals knew about this book they would, without doubt, confer on Wayne Pacelle, their highest honor.? ?Jane Goodall ? The Bond is the best overall book on animals I have ever read. Brilliant and moving.? ?John Mackey, CEO and Co-founder of Whole Foods Market ? The Bond is at once heart-breaking and heart-warming. No animal escapes Wayne... more...